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President Donald Trump's new pick for UN Ambassador does not have a lot of experience in diplomacy. How much does that matter? Plus, there's both optimism and anxiety whether the Taliban and the Afghan government will ever come together and talk peace. And, how barbershops became a safe haven for African men. Those stories, and the news, today on The World.
The surprising arrest of an executive at a Chinese telecom giant. The reason for the arrest remains a mystery. Also, an Italian radio station is running a competition to find the next big stars of TV and movie dubbing. Plus, a Gaelic singer is about to be awarded an honor from the Queen for her contribution to Scottish music and culture. Those stories, and the news, today on The World.
There are a lot of Russians who've surfaced in the long-running inquiry led by special counsel Robert Mueller. We learn who the main Russian characters in the probe are, and where they are now. Also, there was a time when Planned Parenthood enjoyed bipartisan support. One of its biggest Republican supporters? George H.W. Bush. Plus, a fashion brand is criticized for releasing an ad for the Chinese market that many around the world found insensitive and racist. Those stories, and the news, today on The World.
A friend of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi has filed a lawsuit against an Israeli company that he says provided the spyware that allowed the Saudi government to spy on their conversations. Plus, Canada's debate over statues honoring its founding father Sir John A. Macdonald. Many Canadians feel it's time to reassess his legacy. Those stories, and the news, today on The World.
The role former President George H.W. Bush played in the Middle East and the legacy of the Gulf War. Also, a look at OPEC, following Qatar's announcement that it plans to withdraw from the oil cartel next month. Plus, Monday mood music and the next installment of the Big Melt, our series on how the Arctic is changing because of climate change. Those stories, and the news, today on The World.
What's next for the Russia probe? Ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee Adam Schiff clues us in. Also, what does it mean for the Trump admistration's trade and immigration policies when Mexico officially gets a new president on Saturday? Plus, a new version of the hit Disney film "Moana" is being translated into Hawaiian to help young people reconnect with the language.